Microbiology 799 Seminar Schedule Archive: Winter 2012


January 4: Jason Huntley, PhD, University of Toledo
"The Great Houdini: How Francisella tularensis Escapes Immune Clearance"
Host: Larry Schlesinger

January 11: Joseph T. Barbieri, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin
"Entry Mechanisms of the Clostridial Neurotoxins"
Host: Stephanie Seveau

January 18: Matthew Chapman, PhD, University of Michigan
"Protein Misfolding Done Right: The Biogenesis of Microbial Amyloid Fibers"
Host: Juan Alfonzo

January 25: Li Wu, PhD, Ohio State University
"HIV-1 Interactions with Human Myeloid Cells"
Host: Jesse Kwiek

February 1:  No Seminar

February 8: Todd Lowe, PhD, University of California-Santa Cruz
"The Ubiquitous Small RNAs in Archaea: The Oldest and Most Dynamic Regulators?"
Host: Tom Santangelo

February 15: Sylvie Garneau-Tsodikova, PhD, University of Michigan
"Towards understanding and combating resistance to aminoglycoside antibiotics"
Host: Irina Artsimovitch

February 22: Qijing Zhang, PhD, Iowa State University
"Multidrug efflux pumps: key players for adaptation and potential targets for combating resistance"
Host: Hua Wang

February 29: Anita Sil, PhD, University of California-San Francisco
"Regulation of cell shape and virulence by temperature in the fungal pathogen Histoplasma capsulatum"
Host: Chad Rappleye

March 7: Tim Donohue, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Convergence of transcriptional responses to reactive oxygen species & heat stress in Rhodobacter sphaeroides and other α-proteobacteria"
Host: Tom Santangelo